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Stability AI tries to stay ahead of the pack with a new image-generating AI model

Stability AI’s newest model for image generation is Stable Cascade promises to be faster and more powerful than its industry-leading predecessor, Stable Diffusion, which is the basis of many other text-to-image generation AI tools. Stable Cascade can generate photos and give variations of the exact image it created, or try to...

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Google’s Chess Experiments Reveal How to Boost the Power of AI

The new, diversified version of AlphaZero includes multiple AI systems that trained independently and on a variety of situations. The algorithm that governs the overall system acts as a kind of virtual matchmaker, Zahavy said: one designed to identify which agent has the best chance of succeeding when it’s time to...

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Google announced the next-generation AI model: Gemini 1.5

Google announced of its next generation AI model Gemini 1.5. According to google, Gemini 1.5 brings a significant boost in performance, marking a notable shift in development strategy. Gemini 1.5 is now more streamlined for both training and deployment due to its innovative Mixture-of-Experts (MoE) architecture. The initial release, Gemini 1.5...

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Nvidia is now worth more than Amazon and Alphabet

Nvidia surpassed Alphabet in market capitalization on Wednesday, only a day after it overtook Amazon. Bloomberg is reporting that the chip maker’s stock is now worth $1.83 trillion, beating the Google owner’s $1.82 market cap by a hair. This makes Nvidia the world’s fourth most valuable company in the wake of...

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The Top 20 Reasons Startups Fail

If you are running a startup, you would want to know, like many others, why startups fail. The research company CB Insights studied many cases and highlighted the top 20 reasons which you could learn from. #20 – Failure to pivot when necessary. Not pivoting away or quickly enough from a...

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Dropbox to cut workforce, will hire new talent for AI-powered products

Cloud storage provider Dropbox has announced plans to reduce its global workforce by 16 percent in order to cut costs. The company aims to counter slowing cloud growth by reallocating resources towards building its AI offerings. Dropbox's CEO, Drew Houston, explained that the company's core cloud business growth has been impacted...

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Netflix now offers video games

Netflix is now offering video games. It has moved beyond TV shows and films, and started in launching Netflix games on mobile. As per Netflix, from November, members everywhere can play five mobile games: Stranger Things: 1984 (BonusXP), Stranger Things 3: The Game (BonusXP), Shooting Hoops (Frosty Pop), Card Blast (Amuzo...

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Why GPT 4 is a smarter than chatGPT ?

ChatGPT is an AI-based chatbot built on the GPT language model, specifically the GPT-3.5 architecture. GPT stands for Generative Pre-trained Transformer, it is designed to simulate human-like conversations and respond to user queries in natural language. ChatGPT can be used for various purposes, such as customer service, personal assistance, and educational...

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2024 Tech IPO Pipeline

If you are into startups and entrepreneurship, CB Insights has released the 2024 Tech IPO Pipeline, featuring 257 venture-backed companies likely considering going public in the next 12 to 18 months. The analysis considers various factors such as total equity funding, valuation, employee headcount, Mosaic score, stage of investment, and founding...

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Humane Startup Unveils a $699 Wearable AI Pin

Humane, a startup founded by former Apple designers Imran Chaudhri and Bethany Bongiorno, has introduced its first product, the Humane AI Pin, priced at $699. This pin is designed to replace smartphones and offers features such as making calls, sending texts, and accessing information through voice commands. It also includes a...

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DeepMind’s ‘remarkable’ new AI controls robots of all kinds 

Google DeepMind and a consortium of 33 other research institutions have initiated a project called "Open-X Embodiment" to address a significant challenge in robotics. The challenge involves the extensive effort required to train machine learning models for each unique robot, task, and environment. Typically, specialized models are needed for individual robots,...

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Google to combine generative AI chatbot with virtual assistant

Google has announced plans to add generative artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities to its virtual assistant. A company executive told Reuters the AI would allow the assistant to do things like help people plan a trip or catch up on emails and then ask follow-up questions. The Alphabet subsidiary said during a...

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An integrated brain-machine interface platform by Elon Musk

Elon Musk has a secret project, Neuralink, to develop a technology for the treatment of neurological disorders such as brain & spinal disorders and cure sight and mobility issues in people. Elon and the Neuralink team looks to connect human brains directly with computer through a small implantable chip. They shared...

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Nvidia bets US$25 billion that AI boom is far from over

Nvidia's CEO Jensen Huang said he expects the artificial intelligence boom will last well into next year and made what could be the largest single bet yet in the tech sector to back up his optimism. The company's sales forecast blew past Wall Street's expectations and it said it would buy...

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Google is training robots the way it trains AI chatbots

Google wants to make its robots smarter with the release of the AI learning model Robotic Transformer (RT-2). RT-2 is the new version of what the company calls its vision-language-action (VLA) model. The model teaches robots to better recognize visual and language patterns to interpret instructions and infer what objects work...

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X officially rolls out its ads revenue sharing program for creators

Twitter, which Elon Musk is currently rebranding to X, is officially rolling out its ads revenue sharing program for creators. The company had given some creators payouts earlier this month, but now, users globally who meet the eligibility criteria can apply for the program from the monetization tab in settings. To...

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Data+AI world tour, Databricks, Sydney, Sep 19-20, 2023

Databricks's data+AI is organising a world tour, and the event in Sydney is at September 19-20, Hilton Sydney. The event offers insights into the latest advancements in AI, featuring real-world case studies and best practices for data and AI transformation. Attendees can choose from sessions tailored to both beginners and advanced...

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PC market shows signs of a turnaround after historic slide

Global PC shipments fell during the second quarter of 2023, according to preliminary data from two analyst firms, but recent sales offered some indication of a market turnaround following recent historic declines. Shipments of desktop and laptop devices fell 16.6% year-on-year during the April-June quarter, according to the latest figures from Gartner,...

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NVIDIA Keynote at COMPUTEX 2023

NVIDIA's founder and CEO, Jensen Huang, delivered a keynote address at the COMPUTEX 2023 event, unveiling groundbreaking platforms that empower companies to leverage the transformative power of generative AI. This wave of AI innovation is reshaping industries across the board, including advertising, manufacturing, and telecom. During the keynote, Huang introduced a...

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Top AI Video Generators that Help You Be Productive and Save Cost

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a hot topic right now, the main benefit of AI is its ability to perform tasks that typically require human intelligence and decision-making. AI systems can analyze vast amounts of data, recognize patterns, learn from experience, and make predictions or decisions based on that information. We will...

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Are you an intern? You may get a pay raise.

Fair Work Commission President Adam Hatcher has announced that the minimum wage and modern award wages in Australia will rise by 5.75 percent from 1 July. This change aligns the minimum wage with the "C13 classification wage rate" applicable to most modern awards.  Approximately 20 percent of the country's workers, totaling...

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